THE RED BALLONS OF THE 80s

A Listmania! list by Avalon Don "Avalon Don" (Huntington Beach, California United States)
The list author says: "The 1980s was MTV, videos, sex, image, music and movies. Here's the list....."
99 Luftballons
1.  99 Luftballons by Nena
The list author says:
  ""99 Luftballons" broke new ground in America with non-English European Rock.  Drop the one-hit wonder nonsense because this artist has lasted over three decades."
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All Four One, Expanded Edition
2.  All Four One, Expanded Edition by Motels
The list author says:
  "Had a timeless sound like "The Doors" and great lead singer as well."
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Runaway Boys - A Retrospective '81 to '92
3.  Runaway Boys - A Retrospective '81 to '92 by Stray Cats
The list author says:
  "Made Rockabilly hip again."
$11.49   Used & New from: $2.02
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Heart Shaped World
4.  Heart Shaped World by Chris Isaak
The list author says:
  "A good album that combines "Roots Rock" and romance."
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Greatest
5.  Greatest by Duran Duran
The list author says:
  ""A View To A Kill" is the best James Bond theme from a Rock perspective."
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Pretenders
6.  Pretenders by The Pretenders
The list author says:
  "Had good moments, but the first one is still the best."
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Music from the Motion Picture "Purple Rain"
7.  Music from the Motion Picture "Purple Rain" by Prince
The list author says:
  "The purple one was at his best with "The Revolution"."
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La Bamba: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
8.  La Bamba: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Los Lobos
The list author says:
  ""La Bamba" is one of the better soundtracks with good 50s remakes."
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The Cars
9.  The Cars by The Cars
The list author says:
  "Has held up over the years."
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Best of Blondie
10.  Best of Blondie by Blondie
The list author says:
  "The blond ex-model and "New Wave" hit a happy median."
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Best Shots
11.  Best Shots by Pat Benatar
The list author says:
  "A female Rocker packs arenas doing an awesome live version of "Hell Is For Children"."
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Beauty and The Beat
12.  Beauty and The Beat by Go-Go's
The list author says:
  "A group of pretty women mix Pop, Surf, Rock and attitude to hit #1."
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The Breakfast Club (High School Reunion Collection)
13.  The Breakfast Club (High School Reunion Collection) DVD ~ Molly Ringwald
The list author says:
  ""The Brat Pack".......The movie that defined a generation and "The 80s"."
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Billy Idol
14.  Billy Idol by Billy Idol
The list author says:
  "Shock video makes it mark - "White Wedding"."
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Mtv Class of 1983
15.  Mtv Class of 1983 by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "A Rock music TV channel is born with the use of videos.  Music would never be the same."
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Pretty in Pink
16.  Pretty in Pink DVD ~ Molly Ringwald
The list author says:
  ""Wrong Side Of The Tracks"?  Molly Ringwald's statement movie and white culture clash."
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Greatest Hits: Journey
17.  Greatest Hits: Journey by Journey
The list author says:
  "Great band, great singer or Rock corporate sellouts?"
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Thriller
18.  Thriller by Michael Jackson
The list author says:
  "At the time, Michael was musically on top of the world."
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About Last Night
19.  About Last Night DVD ~ Rob Lowe
The list author says:
  "Rob Lowe and Demi Moore hit the big time. Their careers would go eventually in opposite directions."
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Desperately Seeking Susan
20.  Desperately Seeking Susan DVD ~ Rosanna Arquette
The list author says:
  "Madonna at her best in early years before the mystique, press, fame and $$$$."
$21.23   Used & New from: $3.15
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (165 customer reviews)

The Definitive Collection
21.  The Definitive Collection by Lionel Richie
The list author says:
  "The adult alternative in Pop and Soul of "The 80s"."
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Born in the U.S.A.
22.  Born in the U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
The list author says:
  ""The Boss"......His blistering lengthly concerts was only matched previously by "Chicago" in the 1970's."
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Essential Clash
23.  Essential Clash by The Clash
The list author says:
  ""Rock The Casbah" brought them mainstream success from the MTV Video."
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Live Aid  (4 Disc Set)
24.  Live Aid (4 Disc Set) DVD ~ Bob Geldof
The list author says:
  ""The 80s Woodstock"."
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Every Breath You Take: The Classics
25.  Every Breath You Take: The Classics by The Police
The list author says:
  "Spirtual Rock that would evolve into Sting."
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Ultimate Collection
26.  Ultimate Collection by Eurythmics
The list author says:
  "The synth pop duo had the right sound and looks for this decade."
$8.23   Used & New from: $1.21
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Time Capsule
27.  Time Capsule by B-52's
The list author says:
  "The B-52's made one of the better comebacks - "The Love Shack"..."
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Best of the Bangles
28.  Best of the Bangles by The Bangles
The list author says:
  "...And The Bangles "Walked Like An Egyptian.""
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Top Gun (Full Screen Collector's Edition)
29.  Top Gun (Full Screen Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Tom Cruise
The list author says:
  "The special effects used in this movie were ahead of its time......  Tom Cruise reaches superstar status."
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The Greatest American Hero - Season One
30.  The Greatest American Hero - Season One DVD ~ William Katt
The list author says:
  "The comedy, characters and episodes holds up well twenty plus years later."
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Best of Berlin 1979-1988
31.  Best of Berlin 1979-1988 by Berlin
The list author says:
  "American rockers mixed in European overlays riding on "The Metro"......If your looking for those "Red Ballons" go back to #1.  It still sounds better in German."
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20 Jahre: Nena Feat. Nena
32.  20 Jahre: Nena Feat. Nena by Nena
The list author says:
  "The updated 2000s versions are a treasure.  The remake "99 Luftballons" video is floating around the web for the non-believers."
$19.19   Used & New from: $2.79
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Peacetour
33.  Peacetour DVD ~ Annie Lennox
The list author says:
  "Here's the rest of the red ballon list picks......"
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Sheena Easton - Greatest Hits
34.  Sheena Easton - Greatest Hits by Sheena Easton
$3.99   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Feuer & Flamme
35.  Feuer & Flamme by Nena
$11.21   Used & New from: $3.62
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Blade Runner - O.S.T.
36.  Blade Runner - O.S.T. by Vangelis
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Arena
37.  Arena by Duran Duran
$11.98   Used & New from: $4.19
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

Celebration
38.  Celebration by Madonna
$17.28   Used & New from: $2.37
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Hunter
39.  Hunter by Blondie
$75.00   Used & New from: $15.85
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

Nena Live 98
40.  Nena Live 98 by Nena
$15.85   Used & New from: $3.51
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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